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  • Rhetoric and Communication Perspectives on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

    Policy and Protocol Through Discourse

    By Amy D. Propen, Mary Schuster

    This book brings rhetorical, legal, and professional communication perspectives to the discourse surrounding policy-making efforts within the United States around two types of violent crimes against women: domestic violence and sexual assault. The authors propose that such analysis adds to our…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Large-Scale Evacuation

    The Analysis, Modeling, and Management of Emergency Relocation from Hazardous Areas

    By Pamela Murray-Tuite, Michael K. Lindell, Paul Brian Wolshon, Earl 'Jay' Baker

    This book focuses on the topic of modeling evacuations that use the road transportation network. It combines perspectives from social scientists and transportation engineers, fields that have traditionally approached evacuation modeling from distinctly different perspectives. It discusses the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Leadership in Public Organizations

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Montgomery Van Wart

    Now in a completely revised and updated Third Edition, Leadership in Public Organizations provides a compact but complete analysis of leadership for students and practitioners who work in public and nonprofit organizations.  Offering a comprehensive review of leadership theories in the field, from…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Boundary Retracement

    Processes and Procedures

    By Donald A. Wilson

    The survey and the transference are the distinctive and operative acts in the transmission of real property and, where they differ from each other, one must of necessity control the other. This book addresses the aforementioned concepts by external explanations in order to understand the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    CRC Press

  • Thinking on Housing

    Words, Memories, Use

    By Peter King

    If we do stop to think on housing, what do we see? What is housing and what does it do? These seem deceptively simple questions, but they are often left unanswered. The reason for this is that a lot of discourse on housing is really a concern for policy-making and the critical evaluation of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge

  • International Law, Human Rights and Public Opinion

    The Role of the State in Educating on Human Rights Standards

    By Heping Dang

    This book explores situations when public opinion presents as an obstacle to the protection and promotion of human rights. Taking an International Law perspective, it primarily deals with two questions: first, whether international law requires States to take an independent stance on human rights…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02 
    Routledge

  • The Handbook of Career and Workforce Development

    Research, Practice, and Policy

    Edited by V. Scott H. Solberg, Saba Rasheed Ali

    The Handbook of Career and Workforce Development provides educators, researchers, and policy makers with information on evidence-based programs and activities. Chapters describe ways that current research can be used to promote the design for more effective career development programs and services…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Government Budgeting and Expenditure Management

    Principles and International Practice

    By Salvatore Schiavo-Campo

    The government budget should be the financial mirror of a well-informed public’s choices, and careful public expenditure management is at the core of a well-functioning state. However, most people view budgeting as the epitome of eye-glazing subjects, the core concepts are rarely explained in a way…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Public Policy, Governance and Polarization

    Making Governance Work

    Edited by David K. Jesuit, Russell Alan Williams

    Polarization is widely diagnosed as a major cause in the decline of evidence-based policy making and public engagement-based styles of policy making. It creates an environment where hardened partisan viewpoints on major policy questions are less amenable to negotiation, compromise or change. This…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Africa's Checkered Democracy

    Institutions, Participation and Accountability

    By Said Adejumobi

    Africa has made notable progress in its nascent democracy but with uneven performance across countries. However, across the board, challenges abound. Central to Africa’s checkered democratic narrative is the weakness of its democratic institutions, participatory mechanisms and accountability…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • Governance by International Public Administrations

    Bureaucratic Influence and Global Public Policies

    Edited by Christoph Knill, Michael W. Bauer

    As the demand and necessity for greater international and transnational cooperation increase, the bureaucratic bodies of international organizations are receiving ever more scholarly attention. However, the relevance of International Public Administrations (IPAs) for global policy-making remains…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

  • Routledge Handbook on Information Technology in Government

    Edited by Yu-Che Chen, Michael J. Ahn

    The explosive growth in information technology has ushered in unparalleled new opportunities for advancing public service. Featuring 24 chapters from foremost experts in the field of digital government, this Handbook provides an authoritative survey of key emerging technologies, their current state…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23 
    Routledge

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